New Email Addresses
As we move forward with the District Initiative and work to become the Northern Virginia District, many of our email addresses have changed. Please take note of these NEW email addresses. (Find out more on our Staff page.)
Annual Conference 2022
The 2022 Annual Conference session will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16 to noon on Saturday, June 18, in person, at the Hampton Convention Center based on
The District Initiative Core Team has been working feverishly to respond to the Bishop’s request for all Districts to begin the work of planning to combine their two districts into one new district.
Learn more about the District Initiative Process here.
Who We Are
We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.
Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love1 Corinthians 13:13 (New Revised Standard Version) This is a busy time of year, and I have some important...
General Conference 2022 was canceled but where does that leave the UMC? A new denomination was announced but what does that really mean? On Monday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom, Rev. Tom Berlin and...
Is this for real? I just heard about it! What’s happening and when? Change … but I don’t like change! How will this impact my local church? Have any of you heard any of...
And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and...
After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. – Luke 8:1(a) I pray that in this season of Lent, you too are traveling with...
As I looked back on my article in last year’s March Newsletter, I focused on renewed hope, restored hope, and rekindled hope – renewed hope in getting people vaccinated, restored hope in striving...
Bi-District Training DayJanuary 15, 2022
Bi-District Training Day was held online this year. Rev. Michale Beck was our Keynote Speaker and was AMAZING! Missed BDTD2022? There’s still plenty of time to enjoy all we have to offer– 31.5 hours of pre-recorded content plus all 4 live hours with Michael Beck. Grab an All-Access Pass today!
Meet Your New DSAlexandria District Laity & Clergy are invited to Onboarding
The Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert is transitioning into her role serving as the District Superintendent for both Alexandria and Arlington. As part of that transition, we are offering an opportunity for Alexandria District clergy and laity to get to know Sarah through a process called ‘onboarding’. This process gives participants a chance to offer advice and ask questions for DS Calvert and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster.